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Erik Benson

Erik has worked with early-stage technology startups since joining Voyager in 1998. He's currently on the board of directors of Carbon Robotics, Lighter Capital, Lytics, SheerID, Shiftboard, Uplevel and Videon.

Erik was previously responsible for investments (acquired) in Elemental (AWS), Blue Box (IBM), Covario (Dentsu), aQuantive (Microsoft), Anova Data (Ribbon), Capital Stream (HCL), Kryptiq (Surescripts), MakeTV (LTN) and Skyward (Verizon).

Prior to joining Voyager, Erik was president of Mimix which developed motion capture software for the video game industry. He began his career in investment banking in Frankfurt and New York City.

Erik has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in economics from Pacific Lutheran University, where he serves on the board of regents. He was born and raised on a farm in Washington State (Skagit Valley).

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